It is very difficult to find perfect family holiday destination.
Location must be suitable for the whole family and interesting for wide range of ages. It must be within the budget, but on the other side you want that all members of the family have fun and enjoy their time together. Where to go this summer and what to do when you get there?
Active Family Holidays in Slovenia
You will be impressed by small country in Central Europe, which is perfect family holiday place to go. Slovenia is a secret active and outdoor destination. There you can truly experience nature and enjoy many unforgettable active or outdoor activities. You will be impressed by amazing Alpine lakes, beautiful mountains all around stunning views.
EASY TO TRAVEL
Because of the short travel distances it’s really easy to travel, also with small children. Your multi-activity holidays in Slovenia can begin with hike in the mountains and continue with swimming in the sea. Next day you can already enjoy white water rafting in emerald, Soča river or trekking in the Julian Alps.
You will never forget active family holidays in Slovenia, so be sure to read our suggestion list below and find your adventure now!
- Family adventure park and summer tobogganing in Bled
Bled represents one of the most beautiful alpine resort with amazing lake which you can’t miss if you are visiting Slovenia. The Bled’s lake is the symbol of Slovenia’s beauty. In summer it's ideal for swimming and all other water activities. Bled is an ideal starting point for relaxing break or an active holiday.
Family holidays tip: Combine your holidays in Bled with Adventure Park, where the fun begins for the whole family. Swing from tree to tree and spend a day in the nature. Just around the corner there is already a new adrenaline experience waiting. Summer tobogganing offers splendid view of Bled and inspires little ones and adults alike.
- Best family outdoor adventures around Bohinj lake
Bohinj is one of the most beautiful places in the heart of the Julian Alps and in Triglav National Park. Natural beauty of the largest natural lake in Slovenia, high mountains, green forests and beautiful mountain pastures offer endless opportunities for outdoor activities. People come primarily to chill out or to swim in the crystal-clear, blue-green water of Bohinj lake. You can also try out leisure cycling or walking on beautiful trails.
Family holidays tip: Bohinj is an ideal summer holiday destination and an ideal starting point for day trips and hikes. Check out the trails that run throughout the valley or visit mountain Vogel. Take the Vogel panoramic cable car ride and enjoy in spectacular views of the Triglav National Park.
- Family-friendly bike tours in Kranjska Gora
This small, nice alpine town is surrounded by majestic mountains of Julian Alps and Karavanke. Kranjska Gora is located on the west side of Slovenia, near the border with Italy and Austria. The town is very accessible and offers a lot of family friendly activities. Kranjska Gora is great destination for all bike and hike lovers. It offers amazing routes for hiking, road cycling, mountain biking, downhill, enduro or just a family cycling.
Family holidays tip: Kranjska Gora offers perfect family bike trips which are suitable for the children of all ages. Explore the nature on a beautiful cycling paths, quiet roads with low traffic or on a simple forest trail.
- Zip-line in Planica
Just a few kilometres from Kranjska Gora you will find a stunning Alpine valley, which is the cradle of ski jumping and ski flying. See the magnificent ski jumping hill in Planica and then a hike to the Tamar Valley. Walk on a lovely forest trail or on a wide gravel road and enjoy the scenery. Also suitable for young families.
Family holidays tip: Experience the sensations of the best ski jumpers. Teenagers will love it! Try out the steepest zip-line descent in the world, and fly over famous Planica flying hill.
- Outdoor activities and camping in Soča valley
There is something about this valley – some special adventure spirit and outdoor life. The picturesque land of the emerald Soča river hides many remote corners where you will find your peace. Bovec is Slovenian outdoor and adventure activity epicentre. Bovec can offer perfect relaxation in unspoilt nature, stunning views and so much more.
Family holidays tip: When you visit Bovec and Soča valley you shouldn’t miss the opportunity to go rafting. It’s very popular because of Soča’s magical colours, scenery and amazing thrill you experience. Don't worry - everything is organized on very high level with all necessary safety equipment and highly qualified guides.
- Family friendly discovering of the capital city Ljubljana from a boat
Ljubljana is the capital of Slovenia. It is a very unique rather small city dotted with pleasant picturesque places where you can expect all kinds of nice little surprises. Distances in Slovenia are short, which makes Ljubljana a perfect base for exploring the country's diverse beauty. Within a single day you can visit Slovenian coast, high mountainous regions, or experience the Krast region - all 1 hour drive away.
Family holidays tip: It’s perfect to explore Ljubljana with kids! Discover the city from a boat and check the vibe in capital with city walk tour. Take a ride with funicular railway to Ljubljana castle, enjoy views over the city and beyond. Kids will be impressed by the dragons and knights fantasies. On Fridays in summer months you can’t miss culinary experience on Open kitchen food market.
- Visiting Postojna cave with a tourist train
A fantastic and magical underground cave system is the most visited tourist cave in Europe. A legendary tourist train takes you to the underground network of karst tunnels, galleries, and halls. Simply a must!
Family holidays tip: If you are visiting Slovenia, this is for sure a must do for your kids. During a guided tour, you will also learn everything about the most important Karst features, see the largest, 5-metre-high stalagmite and much more. You can also visit the oldest underground post office in the world and the most famous underground animal – the human fish (proteus).
- Exploring Julian Alps through trekking with amazing views
Do you want to see the mountains up-close? Via Ferrata above Mojstrana village offers great challenge and reward. You and your family will be inspired by amazing views of the mountains and you will also have chance to learn the basic mountaineering skills. To be safe - Via Ferrata trip can be led by local Professional Mountain Guides. There are also many nice climbing and trekking trails, which don’t require special climbing skills.
Family holidays tip: Visit Radovna valley, which lies in the central area of the Triglav National Park. Go on a beautiful trip to the heart of Julian Alps. You will be closer to them than anywhere else.
- Exploring the perfect family walking trails through Logarska valley
Logarska valley is for sure one of the most beautiful Alpine glacial valleys in Europe. Tradition and nature have found harmony here. This peaceful, laidback valley is perfect for relaxing as well as hiking, cycling, horseback riding and photo hunting. You can always bet also on amazing local culinary specialties.
Family holidays tip: You can’t miss a visit of Rinka – the 90 metre magnificent waterfall. If you are planning a family trip this is for sure a must-stop family adventure.
- Swimming and sunbathing on Slovenia coast
If you need time to relax, you should visit Slovenian coast end enjoy in Mediterranean sunshine. Kids will enjoy in water and beach activities. Stop in the Piran - one of the most photogenic cities in the Mediterranean. There you can see amazing mix of traditions of three neighbouring countries: Slovenia, Croatia and Italy.
Family holidays tip: You can combine your time for relaxing with plenty of outdoor activities. Take a panoramic cycling tour of Parenzana, which is nice day trip for all family. The road will take you by the sea, through idyllic places, tunnels with amazing culinary and wine tasting stops.
Slovenia is adventure paradise for everybody. Its offers fun for family, great outdoor activities for sports enthusiasts, and peaceful holidays in nature for golden agers. Slovenian nature will surprise you with wide variety of activities in which all family members can truly enjoy.
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